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Papers of J.O. Westwood

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Papers of John Obediah Westwood consisting of rubbings from, and notes on, inscribed and sculptured stones in Wales (made for Westwood's Lapdiarium Walliae), England, Ireland, the Isle of Man and Scotland.

Dates

  • 1850-1879

Extent

2.07 Linear metres (22 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English
  • Irish

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. b. 5, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Anglesey a. 1; Top. Breconshire a. 1; Top. Caermarthenshire a. 1; Top. Caernarvonshire a. 1; Top. Denbighshire a. 1; Top. Flintshire a. 1; Top. gen. a. 3; Top. Glamorgan a. 1-2; Top. Ireland a. 5; Top. Man a. 1; Top. Merioneth a. 1; Top. Monmouthshire a. 1; Top. Pembrokeshire a. 1; Top. Scotland a. 1; Top. Wales a. 1, Top. Wales d. 1-5; MS. Lat. misc. b. 5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13464

Abstract

Papers of J.O. Westwood.

Biographical / Historical

John Obediah Westwood (1805-1893) was an entomologist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31818, 31849, 31852-7, 31860-1, 31866-9, 31891-2, 31894-9.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were purchased privately by the Library 24th April 1895.

Related Materials

See also Collections of J.O. Westwood.
Title
Papers of J.O. Westwood
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description and EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom